01 July 2013 :: The Doctor’s Day is celebrated every year on 1st of July all across India, to Honour the legendary physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962, aged 80 years. Dr Roy was Honoured with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on 4th of February 1961.
This observance fulfills a need to show the doctors and physicians in our lives how important they are to us and how invaluable their treatments are that cure us. The celebrations are indicative of the respect that they command in the lives of their patients and thus obligate them to fulfill their responsibilities as well.
There are several ways that this day is observed.
Doctors can be greeted by their patients with greeting cards. Flower arrangements can be made to be delivered personally or to their chambers. Special meeting can be convened to commemorate the day and Honor doctors for their performances. Commemorative dinners can also be arranged by Hospitals or other organizations to felicitate the medical fraternity Significance of Doctor’s Day celebrations.